Friday, January 14, 2011
BJC's literary events 2011
January 5-16, 2011 - Pacific University Residency
January 20-21 (Thurs-Friday)- Winter Institute (American Booksellers Association) in Washington D.C. http://www.bookweb.org/events/institute/wi6schedule.html
February 2-5 2011 AWP Washington D.C. (I'm not going, but here's the date)
February 9, 2011 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: http://www.ii.umich.edu/english/grad/mfa/eventDetail.asp?ID=1268&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+U-mMfaEvents+%28U-M+MFA+Program+in+Creative+Writing+Events%29
February 12, 2011 Allegan, Michigan Reading, Griswold Auditorium 7 pm.
February 17, 2011 Central Michigan Univ. reading and class visit
February 27 (Sunday) 1:30 Artifactory reading at Kalamazoo Valley Museum. All welcome! (Elizabeth Kerlikowske promises a booklet of Kalamazoo poems. What fun!
For the seventh year, the Friends of Poetry join with the Museum in a program featuring poems and history. At this "Poetry Artifactory" event, the poets write poems that relate to some aspect or topic in local history and Curator Tom Dietz offers a discussion of the historical content. Free and open to the public, this event starts at 1:30 pm. For more information, visit http://kvm.kvcc.edu/.
March 2-3, University of Vermont reading and class visit.
March 15 Tuesday, Kellogg Community College class visit via Elizabeth Kerlikowske, who picks me up 4:00 - 4:15.
March 29 (Tuesday) 7:45 pm radio interview in Lansing at student station IMPACT 89 FM. Host of show, Emily Fox
April 2, (Saturday) Rally of Writers, Lansing, MI, http://www.arallyofwriters.com/
It's a great deal, $70 for a full day of writing instruction and inspiration. The event is at LCC's West Campus Conference Center, off I-496 at Exit 1 - Creyts Rd, South, and left (east) on Mt. Hope Rd. Follow the signs for LCC.
April 2 Saturday, Everybody Reads: Books & Stuff, Lansing MI, 4:30 - 6:30, Lansing MI http://becauseeverybodyreads.com/
April 7-9 Poets & Writer's interview/visit with KN.
April 16, Midwest Literary Walk, Chelsea, Michigan, 3 pm at Just Imagine Bookstore.
April 19-22, Visit Cranbrook-Kingswood Academy to fraternize with super-smart students, reading and class visits.
April 20 - Reading at Cranbrook-Kingswood Academy Wed. 7 pm in Kingswood Auditorium. Free admission!
April 25 - Monday, 11:30 am, Jeanne Leiby's mentor phone call.
April 27-28, (Weds & Thursday) Traverse City Michigan Writers Event
Reading, visit at Interlochen 10 a.m. April 27
National Writers Series events April 28
April 29-May 1 (Friday - Sunday) Douglas Cottage meeting with Carla & Heidi
May 3 - P&W photo shoot in Kalamazoo
May 6 - K Gazette interview (Joyce Pines) in Merrill Park 4:00.
May 17 - Andy Mozina's Barbeque 6 pm
May 31 - Visit Andy Mozina's class. 12:40 - 2:30
June 4-5 Printer's Row Book Fair, Chicago.
June 16 - Thursday, reading at Powells Hawthorne Branch, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR, 7:30pm
June 16-26 - Pacific University Summer Residency, Forest Grove.
June 30 - (Thursday) 9pm Rumpus Interview
July 5 - Once Upon a River is released into the world by W.W. Norton.
July 6 - 7:00 pm Reading at Kalamazoo Public Library, Rose Street, Kalamazoo.
July 10 - (Sunday) 7:30 - 8:00 (Chicago time 8:30-9 Eastern Standard Time) interview with Rick Kogan talk radio show "The Sunday Papers" on Chicago's WGN-AM.
July 10 - (Sunday) 2-6 pm, Bell's Brewery Book Release & Book Fun Party (kid-friendly environment). Also fun at Old Dog Tavern across the street (no kids).
July 11 - (Monday) Public Access Cable interview.
July 13 - 7:00 Wednesday, Next Chapter Books, Milwaukee WI
July 14 - Women & Children First, Chicago reading.
July 16 - 17 Iowa Festival of the Book
July 19 - (Tuesday) 7:00 pm Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor.
July 21 - Schuler Books & Music, 2660 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI
July 23 - (Saturday) 2-4pm, Literary Life Bookstore, Grand Rapids, MI, meet and greet, book signing.
July 28 - 7:30 pm (Thursday) Tattered Cover Book Store, 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206, Reading &/or Discussion, Q&A and signing
July 29 - 4-6 meeting, greeting, and signing at The Bookworm of Edwards, 295 Main St., C101, Edwards, CO 81632
August 4 (Thurs) - Great Lakes Books
Aug 4 - Ludington Writers 7pm reading
Aug 5 - (Friday) Cottage Books, Glen Arbor, 1-3 pm (signing)
Aug 5 - Brilliant Books, 305 St. Joseph Street, Suttons Bay, 7 pm reading
Aug 6 - Traverse City, Horizon Books (signing),243 East Front Street
Traverse City, MI
Aug 7 -
Aug 8 -
Aug 9 -
Aug 10 - Mackinac Island Library reading, 903 Huron Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757 (906) 847-3421 followed by Island Bookstore signing 4-6
Aug 11 - 2:00 Saturn Books, Gaylord, MI, Drive-by book signing.
August 11 - Thursday evening McLean & Eakins Book Shop, Petoskey, MI
August 12 - Friday at Between the Covers, Harbor Springs MI 11:30 - 1:00
August 13 Kellee's wedding
August 20 - 2:00 pm Reading at Bookbug Bookstore in Kalamazoo.
August 21 Bon & Chris Anniversary #24
August 22 - Grand Rapids Public Library Reading
September 11, Saturday - Kerrytown Book fest, Ann Arbor MI, in the Ann Arbor Farmer's Market (4th Ave & Catherine). The panel is "A Michigan Sense of Place." 2pm in the Main Tent. Signing afterward.
September 14 - Portage District Library talk and reading, (BJC's birthday).
September 15-18 Brooklyn Book Festival (possible gig)
September 19 - River Styx reading series at Duff's
September 22 - (Thursday) Schulers Lansing reading
September 26 - (Monday) Forever Books Book Group event, St. Joseph, Michigan
October 6-8 - Montana Book Festival, Missoula MT
Oct 19-23 Wisconsin Festival of the Book. Oct. 20 Friday evening event.
Feb 29 - March 3 AWP in Chicago.
March 8, 2012 - Oakland University Reading